April 17, 2014

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Engineer bond to help fund Cooper Foster widening

Congested Cooper Foster Park Road in Lorain and Amherst will get a $5.2 million facelift in several years thanks in part to Lorain County Engineer Kenneth Carney’s highway bond program. County commissioners Thursday approved an agreement for Lorain and Amherst to borrow $800,000 to cover engineering costs through Carney’s highway bond program for federally aided Read More…

Grafton police blotter, Aug. 10, 2007

LaGrange police Saturday, Aug. 4 7:40 p.m. — Bill’s Service Station, juveniles throwing rocks at the garage. 10:45 p.m. — Public Square and North Center Street, Daniel Schrengost, 22, 42200 block Meadow Lane, LaGrange, charged with open container. Grafton police Friday, Aug. 3 10:21 a.m. — A resident from Columbia Station called to report that Read More…

Mom barred from seeing daughter, 6

LORAIN — A Sheffield Lake woman shot with a Taser inside the Sheffield police station last year cried when she realized her latest arrest comes with a protection order barring her from contacting her 6-year-old daughter, as well as the girl’s father. Fretter  Kristina Fretter, 32, was told she could not call, see, contact or Read More…

Lorain’s Arts Academy must learn accounting, state says

LORAIN — The founder of the Arts Academy in Lorain raised a red flag with state auditors when she purchased services for the school from her own company. Alexis Rainbow has written seven checks totaling $15,129 to Art Fusion Curriculum for the development of the school’s education plan since 2004, when the school, which uses Read More…

Steven E. Armbruster

Steven E. Armbruster, 44, of Columbia Station, passed away suddenly August 6, 2007. Beloved husband of Sonya (nee Hogg); dear father of Jacob of Painsville; loving son of John "Jerry" and Fran of Newbury; cherished brother of Russell of Chardon, Dr. Janet O’Hara (Mark) of Munson, Mary Kay McGillivray (Carl) of Chatham, Richard (Janel) of Read More…

Richard A. Kayfes, Jr.

Richard A. Kayfes, Jr., 38, of Elyria, passed away suddenly Monday, August 8, 2007, at his home from natural causes. Born in Cleveland, Richard had been a resident of Elyria for the past 20 years. He was Assistant Superintendent and Greens Keeper at Creekwood Golf Course, where he worked for 25 years. Richard is survived Read More…

Lois A. Skaugen

Lois A. Skaugen, 68, of Flower Mound, TX, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2007, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 29, 1938 in Pittsburgh, PA to John and Lois Farrell Stack. Lois married Tom Skaugen on May 18, 1957 in Pittsburgh. She was a member of St. Philip the Apostle Read More…

Eula Faye McGlocklin

Eula Faye McGlocklin, (nee-Lethcoe), 86, of Grafton, and formerly of North Ridgeville died Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic following a long illness. She was born July 11, 1921 in Ablingdon, VA, and had been a Grafton resident for the past 12 years. Mrs. McGlocklin was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Elyria. She Read More…

Elizabeth Kavanagh-Burne

Elizabeth Kavanagh-Byrne (nee Dixon), 68, of Avon Lake, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2007 at St. John West Shore Hospital following complications of a stroke. Ms. Kavanagh-Byrne was born December 16, 1939 in Cleveland and had lived on the West side prior to moving to Avon Lake where she lived the past 30 years. Ms. Read More…

Disband Kipton police? It’s pretty much already done

KIPTON — The remaining two officers of the Kipton Police Department turned in their badges Wednesday night — effectively disbanding the police force shortly after a Village Council committee discussed dissolving it. “They don’t want the headaches, that’s all they said,” Mayor Dennis Watson said. Officers Dave Goldenberg and Jennifer Strunk were the last two Read More…